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Old 12-25-2013, 09:25 PM   #1
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Plasti Dip Smoke Lens Tint?

Has anyone used this product to tint their lenses? If so how does it hold up? If not what product did you use?
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:26 PM   #2
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I don't know about Plasti Dips product but I have used VHT Nightshades (how ever its permanent) in the past..
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:37 PM   #3
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I don't know about Plasti Dips product but I have used VHT Nightshades (how ever its permanent) in the past..
Right. I know people have used that one. Just wondering if Plasti Dip was like the one used on the painted surface where you can pill it off if you want to or is it permanent to? How did you like the VHT product?
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:41 PM   #4
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I liked it for what it does, I used it to black out the sidemarkers on my 99 Firebird and they lasted for the 5 years I had it.. I have yet to use it on my Camaro, I just have black out "tint" on my sidemarkers now.
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:44 PM   #5
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I liked it for what it does, I used it to black out the sidemarkers on my 99 Firebird and they lasted for the 5 years I had it.. I have yet to use it on my Camaro, I just have black out "tint" on my sidemarkers now.
That is what I want to do is my side markers. I have the vinyl tint on them right now.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:07 PM   #6
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You can use Plasti dip on your side markers but remember that if they are stock, they will be very dim depending on how thick of a coat you apply. If you have the Oracle side markers, the lights shine through just fine even with a heavy coat of plasti dip. There are a few videos on youtube about people doing the side markers.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:10 PM   #7
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I know this isn't the camaro but you can get an idea from this vid. There are others on youtube but am feeling a bit lazy lol

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Old 12-26-2013, 12:29 PM   #8
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Nightshade wipes right of with denatured alcohol or a little bit of paint thinner.
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:03 AM   #9
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did my wife's Audi TT tail lights with VHT and clear on top for the gloss effect. in the process of trying to figure out how to get the stupid tail lights off the Camaro so i can do them. The Camaro tail lights are a PITA

Here is a before and some afters on my wife's Audi TT with the VHT nightshade and clear coated

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without flash and how it looks in person
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:36 AM   #10
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Looks great LiquidDragon!!! That is how I want my side markers to look. Thanks
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Old 12-31-2013, 08:32 PM   #11
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The Plasti Dip Smoke is made for lenses, and is the same as regular plasti dip but is semi transparent. The more coats you apply the darker it is.
Here is someone on EBay selling it.
http://bit.ly/1bzPcuU
Or you can get it from Dipyourcar.com
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:34 PM   #12
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I have seen other C5 threads that smoke is very difficult to spray in a consistent layer without light and dark patches. The good news is that it is easy to remove if you don't like it.
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Old 01-04-2014, 06:26 PM   #13
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I'd stick with the tint stickers be cause plastidip will work but looks best only when applied liberally and that means very dim lights compared to a film tint
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Old 01-04-2014, 06:29 PM   #14
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I used BigWorm lamin-x film (Gun Smoke)
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